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Choosing a Wedding Planner and Venue in the Big Apple

NYC wedding planning can be a terrific experience if you have the right help available to you. Thankfully, finding an experienced and talented wedding planner in the Big Apple doesn't have to be a hard task. A good wedding planner can even help you find the New York City wedding venue of your dreams. Here are some tips and ideas on finding the right one.

Make a smart choice in hiring a wedding planner by asking people you trust for solid recommendations. If your best friend had a great experience with a wedding planner, then there's a very good chance you will too, after all.

Work with a wedding planner who can work around your budget restrictions. If a wedding planner seems flexible and willing to adapt to your budgetary requirements, then that's definitely a good sign for you.

You want to get to know your wedding planner to truly decide whether or not she's a good fit for the biggest day of your life -- set up an interview with her. If you can sit down face-to-face with the planner and address all of your most important concerns and questions, that can truly help you figure out whether she's someone you can envision working with for this very special occasion. Never be slapdash in making any wedding preparations. Don't forget that you don't get to call do-overs on your wedding if you don't like it.

Once you decide on a wedding planner, she may be able to assist you in selecting the appropriate New York City wedding venue. Fortunately, there are many high-quality venue options in NYC. When you have this important discussion with your planner, consider your budget, how many people total you anticipate will attend and the projected date of your wedding, for example. Also decide whether or not you'd like a church wedding or a civil ceremony. This, of course, is something you want to talk about with your future spouse first! Once you figure out all of these basics, you can move on to the fun stuff, namely your desired style and a fitting wedding venue. Whether you're looking for a romantic traditional vibe or something a bit more sleek, cool and contemporary, you'll be able to find something absolutely perfect for you in New York City. Remember, New York has it all. 

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Farm-To-Table: If Flavor Matters

Farm-to-table catering makes use of local farm-fresh seasonal ingredients to prepare delicious meals. You will rediscover flavors that many of us have forgotten about with all the processed foods present in our living environments. The popularity of farm-to-table catering has taken off with with recent changes in attitude towards food safety, food freshness, food seasonality, and small-farm economics.

If you're organizing a wedding and want to put together a menu that's delicious and satisfying but at the same time extremely healthy, farm-to-table catering may be something you want to consider.  Farm-to-table catering is exactly what it sounds like - wholesome foods from the farm straight to your plate. Companies that offer farm-to-table catering can help you arrange for meals that are both organic and local. They can assess your food preferences and needs and hand-select organic and local food items that are fit for your specifications. Farm-to-table catering services tend to be highly personalized to meet clients' exact needs and tastes.

People who are interested in fresh and seasonal culinary options for event catering may also want to explore farm-to-table catering. Farm-to-table catered meals, prepared using artisanal ingredients, can make events unique, one-of-a-kind experiences.

People are often surprised to discover that farm-to-table services can satisfy all of their event catering needs, and can be more than just an add-on to the catering service. Farm-to-table event catering companies can offer detailed and customized menus that consist of appetizers, entrees and desserts. People who turn to farm-to-table catering for their event catering services can request everything from Asian fusion to classic French fare and beyond. The choices in food with the farm-to-table option are often just as varied as those of many other more traditional catering options.

Planning farm-to-table event catering doesn't have to be a complicated process. We allow our clients to customize their exact menus down to the finest details. We can also  offer specialized menu packages that can be extremely convenient to event planners. If a planner wants her event to have a Spanish theme, for example, she can request a paella package that includes salads and paellas that are all made using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Why not ask us about the farm-to-table option for your next NYC event catering affair.

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Want to be on top of the world at your next event?

If you want to make your next event one for the record books, look for a NYC rooftop venue that can host your event. Would an intimate space that can turn lively at your discretion, suit the bill?  We think we've got just the one -- Flatiron Penthouse in the Flatiron District.

Flatiron Penthouse can accommodate a total of 80 guests. Apart from mesmerizing views of Manhattan, Flatiron Penthouse's various perks include a terrace and outdoor balcony. Other amenities that are offered by the venue are cozy lounge seating, contemporary visual equipment, a built-in bar, a passenger elevator and a full kitchen. The kitchen comes with a dishwasher, sink, freezer and refrigerator, all of which are domestic-sized. It also includes an oven and gas burners.

The private penthouse spans two floors providing a spacious and airy environment. The space is entirely furnished, as well. The ambiance of the venue is modern yet cozy and homey, complete with exposed brick walls, big windows and hardwood floors. And of course, once you step out onto the rooftop, you'll feel like you're in the middle of a true New York City fairytale. Surrounded by bright lights and impressive skyscrapers galore, you will be on top of the world.

Flatiron Penthouse is merely a brief stroll away from notable spots such as the Flatiron Building and Madison Square Park. Various transportation and dining options are within walking distance. Flatiron Penthouse's surroundings are bustling and truly encapsulate the energy and spirit of the city.

We think this venue is ideal for PR Events, Intimate Social Gatherings, Cocktail Parties, Corporate Meetings & Photo/Film Shoots. If you would like to see more of this space just head on over to our photo gallery: http://www.jpoconcepts.com/venues/#flatiron-penthouse

If you want in on this prime NYC rooftop space, get in touch!

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